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Two suspects arrested for the fraudulent purchase of over $1.2M worth of vehicles in Orange County

SANTA ANA, Calif. – Two men have been charged in connection with a complex scheme to use fraudulent social security numbers, drivers licenses and employer information to illegally buy dozens of vehicles and attempting to buy 90 more vehicles illegally. The total loss exceeds $1.2 million. Arsenio Stanley Pierre, 27, Riverside and Marcus Darren Ginyard,…

Two suspects in a Santa Ana 2018 gang homicide case facing homicide charges

On 11-05-2018, SAPD Homicide Detectives investigated the shooting death of 20-year-old Victor Palomera in the 2300 block of South Ramona. This homicide was determined to be gang related. During their investigation, detectives were able to identify Vincent Alcaraz (47) a Santa Ana Gang Member and Dorsa Pourhajir (21) and Santa Ana Gang Associate as suspects…

The SAPD has arrested the mobile home arson suspect

Update: Suspect Ruben Valdez Garcia (44) In Custody On 4-19-2019 at approximately 1:45pm a community member contacted SAPD Communication advising, the wanted arson suspect they saw posted on social media was walking southbound in the 700 block of South Harbor Blvd. Responding officers located suspect Garcia in the 1100 block of South Harbor Blvd where…

The SAPD has identified the suspected arsonist who set fire to a mobile home

Suspect: Ruben Valadez Garcia (44) Santa Ana: Male Hispanic, 5-6, 190, Black Hair and Brown Eyes On 4-18-19 at 8:47am, SAPD police officers were dispatched to assist the Orange County Fire Authority with a fire located at the Gable Estates Mobil Home Park, 4800 Block of West First Street. After the fire was extinguished by…